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5657 Aluminum vs. 2007 Aluminum

Both 5657 aluminum and 2007 aluminum are aluminum alloys. They have a moderately high 92% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 30 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (1, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is 5657 aluminum and the bottom bar is 2007 aluminum.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 68
71
Elongation at Break, % 6.6 to 15
5.6 to 8.0
Fatigue Strength, MPa 74 to 88
91 to 110
Poisson's Ratio 0.33
0.33
Shear Modulus, GPa 26
27
Shear Strength, MPa 92 to 110
220 to 250
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 150 to 200
370 to 420
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 140 to 170
240 to 270

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
390
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 180
190
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 660
640
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 640
510
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 900
870
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 210
130
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 24
23

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 54
47
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 180
140

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 9.5
11
Density, g/cm3 2.7
3.1
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 8.4
8.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 160
150
Embodied Water, L/kg 1200
1130

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 9.7 to 27
21 to 26
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 140 to 200
390 to 530
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 14
13
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 50
44
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 15 to 20
33 to 38
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 23 to 28
37 to 40
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 84
48
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 6.7 to 8.6
16 to 19

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 98.5 to 99.4
87.5 to 95
Bismuth (Bi), % 0
0 to 0.2
Chromium (Cr), % 0
0 to 0.1
Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.1
3.3 to 4.6
Gallium (Ga), % 0 to 0.030
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.1
0 to 0.8
Lead (Pb), % 0
0.8 to 1.5
Magnesium (Mg), % 0.6 to 1.0
0.4 to 1.8
Manganese (Mn), % 0 to 0.030
0.5 to 1.0
Nickel (Ni), % 0
0 to 0.2
Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.080
0 to 0.8
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.2
Titanium (Ti), % 0
0 to 0.2
Vanadium (V), % 0 to 0.050
0
Zinc (Zn), % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.8
Residuals, % 0 to 0.050
0 to 0.3